Real Madrid will be on the road to face Inter Milan at the San Siro Stadium in Group B clash in matchweek 4. The two European giants also faced off in the reverse fixture in matchweek 3 with the Los Blancos winning 3-2.
Both teams are placed in Group B where just three points separate toppers Borussia Monchengladbach (5 points from three matches) and bottom-placed Inter (2 from three matches). Real Madrid are third with 4 points from three matches, trailing second-placed Shakhtar Donetsk on goal difference.
A loss for either side in the match is crucial to their qualification to the knockout stages in this season’s UCL. At home, Inter Milan will need to go for the three points. Aleksandar Kolarov, Croatian midfielder Marcelo Brozovic and goalkeeper Daniele Padelli have all tested COVID-19 positive and will be unavailable for the game.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane too is dealing with the virus. Eden Hazard, Luka Jovic, Casemiro and Eder Militao had recently tested positive for coronavirus. While Hazard, Casemiro and Militao have recovered and available, Jovic is certain to miss out against Inter. Sergio Ramos, who picked up an injury while playing for Spain during the international break. Raphael Varane is also doubtful for the match after injuring his shoulder on international duty.
This will be Real Madrid’s first visit to San Siro since 1998.
UCL matchweek 4 fixtures
Tuesday, November 24
Rennes vs Chelsea
Krasnodar vs Sevilla
Manchester United vs Istanbul Basaksehir
Dynamo Kyiv vs Barcelona
PSG vs RB Leipzig
Lazio vs Zenit
Dortmund vs Club Brugge
Juventus vs Ferencvaros
Olympiacos vs Manchester City
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Shakhtar Donetsk
Wednesday, November 26
Marseille vs Porto
Liverpool vs Atalanta
Inter Milan vs Real Madrid
Bayern Munich vs RB Salzburg
Atletico Madrid vs Lokomotiv Moscow
Ajax vs Midtjylland
The group stage will start on October 20/21, 2020 with the final taking place in Istanbul on May 29, 2021.
August 8-11:Preliminary round
August 18/19: First qualifying round
August 25/26: Second qualifying round
September 15/16: Third qualifying round
September 22/23 & 29/30: Play-offs
October 20/21: Group stage matchday 1
October 27/28: Group stage matchday 2
November 3/4: Group stage matchday 3
November 24/25: Group stage matchday 4
December 1/2: Group stage matchday 5
December 8/9: Group stage matchday 6
February 16/17, 2021: Round of 16
April 6/14, 2021: Quarter-finals
April 17 & May 5, 2021: Semi-finals
May 29, 2021: Final